Economists call for alternative path to US-China trade wars

2019-10-27 08:12

A group of prominent economists from the U.S. and China called for the world’s two largest economies to abandon their trade war and agree to a new path forward that would give both countries more latitude to both pursue their own domestic economic policies and hit back at those that hurt them.

Global stocks rally before trade talks, safe havens slip

2019-01-04 14:24

Stocks climbed across Europe and Asia and US equity futures pointed to a stronger open as the world’s two largest economies scheduled fresh trade negotiations next week.

Trump's trade war with China shows no sign of slowing down, and it might be about to get even worse

2018-09-25 11:48

Most notably, China called off planned talks over the weekend, and re-engagement appears to be unlikely until at least after the US midterm elections in November.

WATCH: China says Trump forces its hand, will retaliate against new US tariffs

2018-09-18 16:17

As Wall Street gets humming, investors are still trying to figure out why financial markets have shrugged off the Trump administration’s latest salvo in the trade war with China.

Trump doubles down on trade war with China, and threatens other countries

2018-09-17 14:56

"If countries will not make fair deals with us, they will be 'Tariffed!'"

WATCH: US China impose new tariffs on each other as talks resume

2018-08-23 13:48

The US and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other’s goods in the middle of trade talks aimed at averting the worsening conflict between the world’s two biggest economies.

Trump moves forward with tariffs on about R200 billion worth of Chinese goods as the trade war ramps up

2018-08-08 20:35

The tariffs will mostly apply to industrial equipment, like tractors and chemicals.

US, China seek to restart talks to defuse trade war, sources say

2018-07-31 21:12

The US and China are trying to restart talks aimed at averting a full-blown trade war between the world’s two largest economies, two people familiar with the effort have said.

SA needs more than just China

2018-07-25 22:41

South Africa shouldn't get carried away by the immense power, deep pockets and ideologically compatible message from Beijing, says Daniel Silke.

US can't change global trade alone, Brics panel hears

2018-07-25 07:43

'Brics cooperation will be a solution to [the] challenge of de-globalisation,' the chairperson of the Bank of China Chen Siqing said at a discussion in Sandton.


China says trade war 'has not made America great again'

2019-06-02 17:05

Washington's escalating trade war with Beijing has not "made America great again" and has instead damaged the American economy, China said on Sunday, stressing that while it wants resolution through talks there will be no compromise on core principles.

Fresh trade angst stokes market anxiety

2018-10-30 06:27

US stocks fell, with the S&P 500 flirting with a correction as technology shares tumbled after a report the Trump administration was set to press its trade war with China. The dollar rallied.

Jack Ma warns China to prepare for 20-year trade war

2018-09-19 08:59

Alibaba Group Holding co-founder Jack Ma cautioned China’s business and political leaders to prepare for the trade war with the US to last longer and have a bigger impact than most people think.

Trump slams China with tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods, taking the trade war to the next level

2018-09-18 05:54

China is expected to respond with their own tariffs on US goods.

The Trump administration is throwing billions at US farmers to try and make up for the trade war pain

2018-08-28 16:25

The US Department of Agriculture announced $4.7 billion in payments to corn, cotton, dairy, hog, sorghum, soybean, and wheat farmers to help ease the pain of the trade war.

WATCH: KFC, Nike, other top US brands sweat over next step in trade war

2018-08-20 17:13

America's China factories are feeling the strains as firms scramble for shelter from the ongoing trade war.

WATCH: China to hit US with $60bn tariffs as tit-for-tat becomes norm in trade war

2018-08-04 10:35

The trade war between the world’s two biggest economies is taking on a life of its own.

WATCH: Made in China - When Trump's tariffs boomerang

2018-07-26 13:05

Banners for US President Donald Trump's second-term campaign are ready to ship, emblazoned with the words 'Keep America Great!' But they're made in eastern China and soon could be hit by punitive tariffs of Trump's own making.

Trade war escalation to negatively impact SA's GDP growth - Fitch

2018-07-25 19:07

The impact of the escalating global trade war is likely to negatively impact South Africa's economic growth, warns Fitch Ratings.

Trade war risk to dominate Brics summit in SA

2018-07-24 10:35

Leaders of the Brics emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - will meet in Johannesburg this week, with the threat of a worsening global trade war topping the agenda.

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